Application will open in April for CRRSA Act student funding

March 24, 2021

Media Contact:
Libby Siebens, community relations executive director, 509-682-6436 (Mon.-Thurs.)

Students will soon be able to apply for Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations (CRRSA) Act funding. CRRSA Act funding is the second round of the federal Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds. Wenatchee Valley College will receive $4.3 million, $1.2 million of which will be distributed directly to students.

Student CRRSA Act funding will provide direct emergency cash grants to college students whose lives and educations have been disrupted by the pandemic.

WVC will make an application available in the month of April. Students can sign up to be notified when it is ready at

Current and new students are eligible to apply. The funds must be spent within one year of allocation. At this time, it does not appear that DACA/Undocumented students will be eligible.

Learn more about CRRSA Act funding and the anticipated application at

In April 2020, Wenatchee Valley College received the first round of Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds through the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Students that received funding through the CARES Act are also eligible to apply for CRRSA Act funds.


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